Prerequisites

Prerequisite skills and knowledge

You must have a working knowledge of the following software and hardware:

  • IBM Bluemix
  • Node-RED
  • Motion sensors such as the SensorTag
  • Raspberry Pi 3

If you’re new to Node-RED and IBM Bluemix, complete the course Node-RED: basics to bots.

Prerequisites software and hardware

You need the following software and hardware:

  • IBM Bluemix account
  • Texas Instruments SensorTag
  • Android or iOS (Apple) smartphone or tablet
  • Raspberry Pi 3
  • PLAYBULB Candle

You need a running instance of a Node-RED application with the Watson Speech to Text service connected. If you completed the “Node-RED: basics to bots,” you should already have this application.